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  Floral Keemun
Floral Keemun  is a Chinese Black Tea from Anhui Province in Eastern China. Keemuns have been one of the most popular Chinese Black tees since the late 1800's - frequently selected to blend for strong breakfast teas.


 



Anhui, China, a province in Eastern China became known for producing black teas in here in the late 1800's.


Floral Keemun:
  

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The most lightly oxidized of this year’s three selections. Its nickname "Xiang Luo" or "fragrant laced silk" describes the elegance of this style of tea. It is beautifully hand-sorted to display the uniform sized, curled leaves with an abundance of golden tips. During cupping, the Floral Keemun reveals a distinct flowery note that is uncommon in Keemuns of this type. The liquor is golden-red in the cup and uniquely lacking the overly raw vegetal astringency normally associated with “under-fermented” or lightly oxidized black teas.

Also available in our Keemun Sampler.


Brewing Suggestions:

We suggest near boiling water for short and repeated steeping in a Gaiwan. This tea also performs well with milk and sugar. A good starting place for brewing is 3 gms. of tea in a 6 oz. Gaiwan, but as always we encourage you adjust the quantity of leaves, steeping time and temperature to explore this tea according to your own preferences.



Average Rating: 4 of 5 | Total Reviews: 1 Write a review »

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A lovely, very fragrant, black tea October 21, 2013
Reviewer: Dennis Emberling from Littleton, CO United States  
We appreciated the "distinct flowery notes" and liked the flavor very well. In fact, the leaves themselves, even dry, have a lovely fragrance. It's quite an unusual black tea, not the same as the old, classic Keemuns, but a lighter black--almost a "green-type" black. We experimented with time & temperature, and liked 3 minutes at 200 degrees best, using 2.5 grams/2 teaspoons with 5 oz. of water in a gaiwan.

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